Laboratory for Molecular Diagnostics
Center for Nephrology and Metabolic Disorders

Long QT syndrome 13

Long QT syndrome is characterized by prolonged QT interval and polymorphic ventricular arrhythmias often resulting in sudden deadth. The type 13 of the Long QT syndrome is an autosomal dominant disorder caused by mutations of the KCNJ5 gene.


Long QT syndrome
Long QT syndrome 01
Long QT syndrome 02
Long QT syndrome 13



Jongbloed RJ et. al. (1999) Novel KCNQ1 and HERG missense mutations in Dutch long-QT families.


Yang Y et al. (2010) Identification of a Kir3.4 mutation in congenital long QT syndrome.

Update: Sept. 26, 2018